Don’t ask yourself what the world needs ask yourself what makes you come alive and then go and do that because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
During times of war, hatred becomes quite respectable, even though it has to masquerade often under the guise of patriotism.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
Advertising is selling Twinkies to adults.- Donald R. Vance
The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||18th November, 1899|
|Death:||10th April, 1981|
|Profession:||Activist, Author, Educator, Pastor, Philosopher, Theologian|
Howard Washington Thurman was born in Daytona Beach, Florida, USA. He was an American author, philosopher, theologian, pastor, educator, and activist. Thurman's theology of radical nonviolence influenced and shaped a generation of civil rights activists, and he was a key mentor to leaders within the movement, including Martin Luther King, Jr. He graduated from Morehouse College as valedictorian in 1923. In 1925, he was ordained as a Baptist minister at First Baptist Church of Roanoke, Virginia. He graduated from Rochester Theological Seminary in May 1926. He served as pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Oberlin, Ohio from 1926-1928. He served as dean of Rankin Chapel at Howard University from 1932 to 1944 and as dean of Marsh Chapel at Boston University from 1953 to 1965. He wrote several books include: Jesus and the disinherited, Deep is the hunger, Meditations of the heart, The creative encounter, The growing edge, Footprints of a dream, Mysticism and the Experience of Love, Disciplines of the spirit, The luminous darkness, The search for common ground, The mood of Christmas, The Negro spiritual speaks of life and death, Temptations of Jesus, and With head and heart.
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